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Robert de Cévrieux  1879

by John Singer Sargent

Cévrieux, who holds his squirming pet dog to one side, wears a stylish skirted suit (suggesting his young age, as he is “unbreeched” or not yet wearing trousers); his matching jacket is trimmed with buttons, and a large red bow is tied around his collar. The small, wriggling dog he grasps implies the pent-up energy of both while also encouraging empathy in the viewer. [url...
84.45 x 47.94 cm (33 1/4 x 18 7/8 in.)
Oil on canvas
Public Domain, Courtesy of the MFA Boston